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Kerry says U.S. to give Syrian opposition another $123 million
April 20, 2013 / 10:01 PM / 4 years ago

Kerry says U.S. to give Syrian opposition another $123 million

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry attends a "Friends of Syria" group meeting hosted by Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu at the Adile Sultan Palace in Istanbul April 20, 2013. REUTERS/Evan Vucci/Pool

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday the United States would provide opposition forces in Syria with an additional $123 million in non-lethal assistance.

Kerry made the announcement in a statement issued after a meeting in Istanbul of the Syrian opposition and their international backers.

Reporting by David Brunnstrom; Editing by Robin Pomeroy

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